About: Amy Miller

Amy Miller is an attorney, writer, and digital strategist from Washington, D.C. Find her on Twitter @ThatAmyMiller.




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GOP Senators are Backing Rubio—and It’s Important to Understand Why

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Posted by    Monday, November 30, 2015 at 4:40pm 11/30/2015 at 4:40pm

Will the battle between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz come down to the support of their colleagues in Congress? Those colleagues hope so.

An article out today in Politico details how the rise of Ted Cruz in the polls (especially in Iowa) has prompted some prominent members of Congress to start...

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More Proof that Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Care How It Looks

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Posted by    Monday, November 30, 2015 at 3:07pm 11/30/2015 at 3:07pm

One of the favorite opposition tactics of operatives on both sides of the aisle is to present the actions of a politician in an out-of-context format. It’s effective; you want that first public reaction to your enemy’s various foibles and power plays to sprout from a place of distrust.

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Students Across America DEMAND Equality, Padded Safe Spaces

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Posted by    Monday, November 30, 2015 at 1:15pm 11/30/2015 at 1:15pm

Trigger Warning: “BACK IN MY DAY” rant in 3…2…

I don’t harbor many memories from undergrad that are related to social justice or student protests. At one point, one guy (it was the mid-oughts, so we can assume he was one of three hippies at Purdue University) went on a hunger strike,...

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Swan Song

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Posted by    Monday, November 30, 2015 at 8:30am 11/30/2015 at 8:30am

It’s been a great year and a half for me here at Legal Insurrection—but it’s time to say goodbye. I’ve accepted a position in a law firm, which means its back to the real world, and away from the wonderfully bizarre world of full-time conservative journalism.

I say “wonderfully bizarre,” and...

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Ankara vs. the Kremlin: Putin Signs Sanctions Decree Over Downed Jet

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Posted by    Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 12:00pm 11/29/2015 at 12:00pm

Yesterday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree imposing sanctions against Turkey in retaliation over last week’s downing of a Russian jet that crossed into Turkish airspace near the Syrian border.

The decree went into effect immediately, and places a stranglehold both on Turkish businesses operating in Russia and on Russians who...

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Eagles of Death Metal Open Up About Bataclan Slaughter

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Posted by    Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 7:30pm 11/28/2015 at 7:30pm

Eighty-nine people died when terrorists opened fire on a packed house at Paris’ Bataclan concert hall earlier this month. The crowd had come to see the Eagles of Death Metal; an hour into the show, the terrorists began shooting into the crowd. That night, 130 people died all across Paris, and...

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Thanksgiving Moment of Zen: Exploding Turkey Edition

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Posted by    Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 2:30pm 11/26/2015 at 2:30pm

This Thanksgiving, don’t be the guy who lights his house on fire in an attempt to deep fry a turkey.

Just…don’t.


The Ultimate Deep Fried Turkey Fails Compilation by worldwideinterweb

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Hillary Clinton Will Yell at the Referee, So Help Her!

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Posted by    Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 10:30am 11/26/2015 at 10:30am

Anyone observing the 2016 election cycle who also possesses a functioning brain stem (and I assure you, there are a great many people observing the 2016 election cycle who don’t) knows that some candidates and comms shops excel at relating to voters, and some don’t. Some attempts fail harder than others…but...

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“This will get complicated”: Turkey Warns, Shoots Down Russian Fighter Jet

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 2:06pm 11/24/2015 at 2:06pm

Today U.S. officials confirmed that the Turkish military fired upon a Russian jet when it repeatedly violated Turkish airspace near the Turkey-Syria border.

The jet crash landed in the Jabal Turkmen area of the coastal Syrian province of Latakia, and it is now believed that both pilots have died under...

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Terror Update: France Launches Airstrikes as Domestic Search Continues

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 4:50pm 11/23/2015 at 4:50pm

10 days after a series of terrorist attacks rocked Paris, the city is still in the process of regaining its footing and tracking down the team of extremists who killed 130 people and injured hundreds more. Officials are still attempting to identify a third terrorist involved in the Stade de France...

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EXCLUSIVE: Brandeis Provost Green Lights Academic Pass for Protesters

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 3:09pm 11/23/2015 at 3:09pm

This post has been updated.

Earlier this week, Brandeis University became the latest in a long line of academic institutions to receive a “list of demands” from its allegedly beleaguered student body. Saying that “we [Brandeis has] failed our black students,” “Concerned Students 2015” released a laundry list of demands to the...

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Of Course: Clock Kid is Suing for $15 Million in Damages

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 1:30pm 11/23/2015 at 1:30pm

Remember Ahmed Mohamed? He’s the Texas teen who sailed into his (extended) 15 minutes of fame after one of his teachers mistook a “homemade clock” for a homemade bomb.

This week, Ahmed’s family is attempting to turn those 15 minutes into a 15 million dollar settlement with both the City of Irving...

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PSA: Ladies of “The View” to Stop Apologizing for Being the Ladies of The View

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 11:45am 11/23/2015 at 11:45am

The ladies of The View have a lot of problems with you people—and most of them center around the problems that you people have with The View.

The panel is no stranger to controversy, which makes sense considering they spend a great deal of time launching bunker busters at people who...

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“Liberté, égalité, fraternité, and crème brûlée…versus WHAT?” BBC Host Goes Off on ISIS

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Posted by    Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 8:00am 11/22/2015 at 8:00am

This month’s attacks in Paris, France killed 130 innocent people and left hundreds more battered, bruised, and reawakened to the danger of radical Islamic terrorism in the west. Political leaders and presidential candidates are speaking out, and everyone’s megaphone is pointed straight at Syria and the heart of ISIS.

BBC anchor and...

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CNN Sets Standard for Next Presidential Debate

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 7:37pm 11/20/2015 at 7:37pm

On Tuesday, December 15, Las Vegas will play host to the 4,752nd 5th Republican presidential debate. Wolf Blitzer will moderate, joined by Dana Bash and Hugh Hewitt.

Once again, we’re looking at two sessions—a kids’ table discussion, and a prime time debate featuring those candidates who meet one of three...

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The DNC Just Lost Its Mind—and Maybe Its Own Base—with this New Ad

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Posted by    Friday, November 20, 2015 at 5:44pm 11/20/2015 at 5:44pm

Since footage of the terrorist attacks in Paris started plastering itself across our computer and television screens, the country—and the rest of the world, at this point—has been engaged in a knock down, drag out battle royale over refugees, terrorists, refugees who might be terrorists, and most notably, the influence and...

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Confirmed: Paris Attack Mastermind Killed in Raid

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Posted by    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 4:36pm 11/19/2015 at 4:36pm

Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the mastermind behind last week’s terror attacks in Paris that killed 129 people (so far—some victims are still in critical condition) and wounded hundreds more, was confirmed dead following a dramatic police raid on an apartment complex in the Parisian suburb of Saint-Denis on Wednesday.

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